All Before You Cruise

What is the “Norovirus?”

Lately a few cruise ships in Europe have been docked because of the dreaded ‘norovirus’.  I think it is time to clear the air on what the virus is and

Dining Times

Cruise dining in the ship’s main dining room is more of traditional dining experience: same wait staff, same table mates, and 4-5 course meal.  Your cruise will generally have two different dining

Cruise deals on Twitter?

Twitter has become this gigantic social networking site that everyone and their brother seem to be using.  I jumped on board the twitter band wagon earlier this year being skeptical

Cruise Gratuity – Cash is King

On the elliptical at the gym I just saw a blurb about cruising on CNN and it made my mind wander…. My first few cruises I would always would tip the

Cellular at Sea

Okay, so I just got my phone bill for my cruise in June. 568 dollars?! Yah. True story. My iPhone (at&t) kept saying “Cellular at Sea” across the top of

What is Coco Cay, Bahamas?

A lot of people ask the question “What is on Coco Cay?” , so I figured I would do a post on it to let you know exactly what the

First Time Sailing?

So on Friday morning, I embark on Royal Caribbean’s vessel, Monarch of the Seas. The Monarch is currently positioned in Cape Canaveral, Florida’s “space port,” less than two hours from

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